Are the San Jose Sharks Truly Rebuilding in the 2014 Offseason?

June 19th, 2014 by Brad Kurtzberg Leave a reply »

San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson recently announced to the media that his team would be "rebuilding" in the coming season.

When asked to explain what he meant by "rebuild," Wilson told's Eric Gilmore, "We now become a tomorrow team...Now a tomorrow team, is it one year, two years? Time will tell on how our young players handle the responsibility given to them but also making sure we don't give it to them too soon."

Fans in San Jose need not worry that their team will be having a fire sale anytime soon. The Sharks are not about to become the next Edmonton Oilers, a team that is constantly picking early in the draft and bases itself solely on a team full of young talent.

But Wilson seemed to come to a realization about his team the way it is presently constructed: They've gotten as far as they're going to get in the postseason. In the long run, changes are needed. The Sharks are not going to rip the team apart, but they are looking to make changes to fortify the foundation and make another run at that elusive Stanley Cup title.

Wilson put it succinctly when ...

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